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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak will take ‘six months’ to bring under control, says MSF

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:13am by AFP

    ... faster, and moving faster, than we can respond to,” MSF (Doctors Without Borders) chief Joanne Liu told reporters in Geneva, saying it could take six months to get the upper hand. “It is like ... to MSF, which months ago warned that the outbreak was out of control. Liu said while Guinea was the initial epicentre of the disease, the pace there has slowed, with concerns now focused ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Health care as a family affair: Shanghai’s family doctor scheme is slow to gain acceptance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:29pm by Alice Yan

    ... to worry about excessive drugs or check-ups." We hope that family doctors can serve as the gatekeepers of public health and medical fees LIU HONGWEI Chen said she saw patients every morning ... Liu Hongwei, director of the grass-roots health department in the Shanghai Commission of Health and Family Planning. "There is a long way to go." Liu said a more rational use ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Does Chinese law restrict doctors from helping outside their clinics? Man's fake rumour triggers heated debate

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:09pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... said doctors responding to emergencies outside their places of work were exempted from liability. Liu Ye, a medical lawyer at the Shanghai Haishang Law Firm, said a doctor's actions ... would be liable only if it was proven he deliberately caused harm and made serious mistakes in treatment, Liu said. Beijing medical lawyer Chen Zhihua said doctors were not obliged to respond ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Nation's drinking water pipelines contaminated with micro-organisms, say experts

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... among other agents. The new pipelines will be made of either steel or plastic with high-tech coatings to reduce the speed and amount of organism growth. Professor Liu Jingqing is a specialist ... on the mainland would be so great that consumers would be scared off by the strong odour. Liu doubted pipe replacement would solve the problem. "Germs stay and proliferate in even the most advanced ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Women lawyers queue up to help 'drugged' kindergarten pupils

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:03am by WU NAN

    ... by their kindergartens to ensure high attendances and payments. Liu Wei, a lawyer from Zhengzhou, in Henan, has set up a network of lawyers to offer help to the families. So far 22 women lawyers from 10 provinces and municipalities, including Beijing, Shandong and Hainan, have signed up. "As a mother, I feel for the families who are affected," said Liu. "Child protection lacks legal ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Chronic staff shortages plague rural hospitals

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Alice Yan

    ... out of distrust of local doctors. Professor Liu Tingfang, from the Hospital Management Research Institute at Tsinghua University, said the study confirmed that grass-roots hospitals were ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese nurses enter training for opportunities abroad

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... placements are employed as tutors at the centre. "Our nurses are familiar with the practices at the hospitals there before they leave for that country," said Liu Xiaoyun, 32, a registered ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Directive bans patients from making 'cash gifts' to hospital doctors

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:48am by Adrian Wan

    ... yuan is a temptation some doctors find hard to resist. Lawyer Liu Zhiwei told the Yangzhou Evening News that doctors were governed by a professional code and the law, and should not accept ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Young woman donates bone marrow to total stranger

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 10:48am by LO WEI

    ... like soreness.” Lam, who is studying for a postgraduate diploma in education, joined the marrow registry in 2012 when a friend from church, Liu Chi-ki, 39, who had leukaemia, asked for help. About 100 people from the church signed up but none of them matched Liu’s tissue type. He later found a match from Taiwan. Then the registry called her in May last year, telling her that she ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Smog crisis in China leads to increased research into effect of pollution on fertility

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:36am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... such research projects this year, compared to just 23 in 2008. Dr Liu Liangpo, a researcher with the Institute of Urban Environment at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said this showed ... for research on eggs and most of those studies were focused on infertility. Of the 23 such studies it funded five years ago, all but two dealt with sperm. Liu and his team are studying how various ...




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